Working Student

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Working Students in the Dressage World: An Analysis from the Trainer's Side

Dressage professional Allison Kavey speaks in praise of the often-overlooked working student.

Credit: Courtesy, Belinda Nairn-Wertman Catherine Gallegos rides Zanaika for the first time.

An International Dressage-Horse Shopping Adventure

Belinda Nairn-Wertman and Catherine Gallegos travel to Holland in search of the perfect dressage partner.

Credit: Betsy LaBelle The Youth Dressage Festival focuses on rewarding those who have a well-rounded equine education with a three-phase competition that includes a written riding-theory and stable-management test, a group equitation class and a dressage test.

Lendon Gray's 9 Tips to Develop Young Dressage Riders

Lendon Gray explains her methods for helping kids reach their full potential as riders and as horsemen.

First Rider Klaus Krzisch poses with Elève Sojourner Morrell and a 3-and-1/2-year-old Lipizzan stallion at the yard of the stables at Vienna's historic Hofburg palace. | Photo by Herwig Prammer

Becoming an Elève: A Female Rider at the Spanish Riding School

U.S. female rider Sojourner Morrell is accepted to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria.